Thursday, January 24, 2013

Southern cricket

Southern Cricket Association
Round 13 results

BOTH Bushy Park and Gretna II suffered losses in round 13 of the Southern Cricket Association last weekend. Bushy went down to the Knights by 48 runs at Cosgrove High School. The Knights having first hit made 7 for 258, with Mitchell Crosswell picking up three wickets, Shaun Fenton 2 and Trent Grant 1. Bushy Park did well in the run chase but was eventually bowled out for 210 off 41.3 overs. The Bushy Park batsmen got started but just couldn't go on with it. Captain Fenton top-scored with 40 runs. Dylan Grant was the next best with 32 and Geoff Crosswell made 31.

Gretna II lost its fifth match in a row, going down to the Marquis Tigers by two wickets. Gretna made 10 for 124 off 41.4 overs, Adam Browning top scoring with 23 not out while opener Jordan Hastie made 22. The Tigers started well in the run chase and at one stage were 3 for 93, but then lost 5 for 21 to be eight wickets down and 10 runs needed. The Gretna bowlers tried desperately to snare the final two wickets, but it wasn't to be with the Tigers finishing 8 for 126 off 33 overs. Cameron Emery and Adam Browning finished with 2 wickets each while Cody Eyles took 1 for 6 off six overs and Todd Jarvis 1 for 27 off seven. Congratulations to Clinton Millhouse on playing his first game for Gretna.

In 5th Grade, Molesworth II playing with just the 10 players went down to the Montagu Bay Sharks by six wickets. Molesworth had first hit, making 73 off 28 overs. D. Smith top-scored with 13. Ricky Neads and Jye County made 11 each. The Sharks lost four wickets in the run chase  4 for 74 off 18 overs. Brad Kemmler took all 4 wickets with figures 4 for 42 off eight.

New Norfolk II had the bye.

In 2nd Grade, Gretna I all-rounder Mathew Burns smashed his second century for the season in his team's win over Runnymede at Gretna on Saturday. Burns hit 12 fours and 3 sixes in his 123 runs and shared a 49-run partnership with captain Ben Rainbird who made 68 and then shared a 104 run partnership with Glenn Blackwell who made 33. Burns has been in excellent form this season and if this continues Gretna will look to play a big part in the finals which are just around the corner. Gretna had first hit and posted the big total of 9 for 283 off their 50 overs. In reply Runnymede looked good early and at one stage were 4 for 166, but were eventually all out for 224 in the 40th over. Craig Cunningham continues to shine with the Kookaburra and picked up 3 for 31 off seven overs. Peter Jelkic took three wickets for 42 off seven.

Molesworth I smashed Bagdad at Boyer Oval, skittling them out for just 83 with Ricky Martin bowling extremely well with figures of 4 for 13 off 10 overs - six of these were maidens. M. Siely bowled well, collecting 2 for 20 off 10 overs, while Dean King finished with 1 for 11 off seven. In reply Molesworth lost just the two wickets chasing down the small total finishing 2 for 90 off 14 overs. Ricky Martin again led from the front, making 38 not out to be the best of the batsmen. His innings included 4 fours and 1 six. Brad Ransley and Brad Coppleman both made 14.

New Norfolk I went down to the Montagu Bay Sharks at Tynwald Park by 63 runs. The Sharks made 165 off 49.3 overs, Josh Dykes did very well taking 4 for 22 off eight overs as did Ashley Morgan taking 2 for 29 off 10. New Norfolk lost wickets regularly in the run chase and was bundled out for 102 with none of the Redbacks batsmen firing. Opener Rohan Heron top scored with 23.
SCORES - SECOND GRADE: Montagu Bay 10 for 165 off 49.3 overs (21 extras) d New Norfolk I 10 for 102 off 28.5 overs (18 extras) at Tynwald Park. New Norfolk batting: Rohan Heron 23, Jamie Hill 14 not out, Glenn Williams 14, Josh Dykes 11, Chris Ashcroft 10. New Norfolk bowling: Josh Dykes 4-22 (8), Ashley Morgan 2-29 (10), Rohan Heron 2-34 (8.3), Josh Rowlands 1-27 (10).

Gretna I 9 for 283 off 50 overs (20 extras) d Runnymede 10 for 224 off 39.1 overs (14 extras) at Gretna. Gretna I batting: Mathew burns 123 12-4s 3-6s, Ben Rainbird 68 6-4s, 1-6s,Glenn Blackwell 33 2-4s, 2-6s, Damien Hack 11 1-4, Jackson Ackerly 11 1-4.  Gretna bowling: Craig Cunningham 3-31 (7.1), Peter Jelkic 3-42 (7), Jackson Ackerly 1-30 (3), Aaron Maddox 1 for 35 (10).

Molesworth 2 for 90 off 14 overs (19 extras) d Bagdad 10 for 83 off 36 overs (33 extras) at Boyer Oval. Molesworth batting: Ricky Martin 38 not out 4-4s 1-6, Brad Coppleman 14no 3-4s, Brad Ransley 14 3-4s.  Molesworth bowling: Ricky Martin 4-13 (10), M.Siely 2-20 (10), Nathan Eiszele 1-0 (1), Brad Coppleman 1-2 (2), Dean King 1-11 (7). 

FOURTH GRADE: Marquis Tigers 8 for 126 off 33 overs (16 extras) d Gretna II 10 for 124 off 41.4 overs (26 extras) at Cambridge Oval. Gretna batting: Adam Browning 23 3-4's, 1-6, Jordan Hastie 22 1-4, Todd Jarvis 15 2-4s, Brian Smith 13 1-4, Brad Moles 12 1-4. Gretna bowling: Cameron Emery 2-42 (10), Adam Browning 2-52 (10), Cody Eyles 1-6 (6), Todd Jarvis 1-27 (7).

Knights 7 for 258 off 50 overs (45 extras) d Bushy Park 10 for 210 off 41.3 overs (20 extras) at Cosgrove. Bushy Park batting: Shaun Fenton 40, Dylan Grant 32, Geoff Crosswell 31Troy Smith 21, Damien Madden 16, Trent Grant 12, Peter Madden 11. Bushy Park bowling: Mitch Crosswell 3-64 (10), Shaun Fenton 2-42 (7), Trent Grant 1-35 (7).

FIFTH GRADE: New Norfolk II - Bye.

Montagu Bay Sharks 4 for 75 off 18 overs (24 extras) d Molesworth II 9 for 73 off 28 overs (18 extras) at Geilston Bay. Molesworth batting: D. Smith 13, Jye County 11, Ricky Neads 11. Molesworth bowling: Brad Kemmler 4-42 (8).

Next games - SCA Round 14 - all matches start at 10.30am 
  • SECOND GRADE - Sunday: Gretna I v Derwent at New Town High School, Molesworth I v Runnymede at Runnymede, New Norfolk I v Sandford at Sandford.
  • FOURTH GRADE - Saturday: Gretna II v at St Aidans at Gretna, Bushy Park v at MacKillop Beltas at Cambridge Oval.
  • FIFTH GRADE - Saturday: New Norfolk II v at Montagu Bay Sharks at Geilston Bay, Molesworth II v at Wellington at Boyer Oval.

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